Viewing a User's Managed Objects

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

This topic explains how to use the Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell to view a user’s managed objects. Managed objects are objects that a user owns in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), such as an organizational unit (OU) or group.


The following example demonstrates how to view the managed objects for the user JaneDow:

Get-ADUser JaneDow -Properties ManagedObjects

Additional information

In addition to the standard Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) attributes, you can retrieve the following extended properties of the Get-ADUser cmdlet by using the -Properties parameter:

  • City

  • Country

  • EmailAddress

  • Fax

  • LogonWorkstations

  • MobilePhone

  • Office

  • OfficePhone

  • Organization

  • OtherName

  • POBox

  • SmartcardLogonRequired

  • State

  • Surname

For a full explanation of the parameters that you can pass to Get-ADUser, at the Active Directory module command prompt, type Get-Help Get-ADUser –detailed, and then press ENTER.